Are You Ready to Hire an In-House Attorney?

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If your company is prospering, then it’s only a matter of time before you’ll notice the rising cost and frequency of legal fees and consider hiring an in-house attorney. You should start by determining what legal experience you need. Attorneys are well educated and most are extremely hard working, knowledgeable, and efficient employees. They can… Read more »

Opportunities to Win Talent

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There are many ways for law firms to win talent. As recruiters, we are often asked by our key clients, “what should our firm do to attract the best attorneys?” The first step is to think strategically about your mission and what you’re trying to accomplish. Next, we make sure that you have incorporated that… Read more »

How to Enable and Develop Your Top Talent to Grow Their Business

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Successful law firms find ways to encourage their top talent to grow their business. Firms can put structures and processes in place to make this easier, which is a win-win for everyone. Here are some ways that law firms can help their top attorneys to grow and succeed. Hire the Best First, make sure you… Read more »

Utilizing Your Legal Team Part 3: Improving Business Practices

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In a previous post, I talked about how an in-house legal team can improve sales and client development for the company. In this post, I’d like to share the ways an in-house counsel can utilize their expertise to improve the way a company conducts business. Here are some practical tips for how a legal team… Read more »

What to Look for in a Rainmaker

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Every firm needs great rainmakers. They are savvy in business and excellent at client development which keeps everyone busy doing what they do best. Ultimately, the rainmakers are the influencers of profitability for a law firm. Here are a few tips on what to look for in a candidate so you can land the rainmaker… Read more »

Utilizing Your Legal Team Part 2: Benefiting the Company and the Team

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Oftentimes the in-house legal team is thought of as a separate arm of the company that is mainly involved in addressing legal matters such as contracts and negotiations. This is an unfortunate misunderstanding that can limit the organization’s growth. A better way to think of in-house legal counsel is as an integral part of the… Read more »

Utilizing Your Legal Team Part 1: Business Development & Profitability

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When your company has in-house counsel, you have talented legal professionals as a part of your team of human resources. You need to make the most of the knowledge and skill of the legal professionals who are working for your organization. This means tapping your legal staff for assistance with more than just regulatory compliance…. Read more »

Use Your Law Firm Culture to Attract Top Talent

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Your law firm needs rainmakers and bright legal minds if your firm is going to succeed.  The problem is, there is tremendous competition for top legal talent. The best and the brightest attorneys can choose where they want to go, and they will often opt for firms that have a culture of innovation and a… Read more »